On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 15:01 +0200, nodata wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 08:47 -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
> >> Michael Schwendt <fedora(a)wir-sind-cool.org> wrote:
> >> > As a user, being confronted with "just another feature-overloaded
> >> > tracker" which contains many new and poorly named and
> >> > described "products" and "components" and hundreds
of open bug
> >> reports, it
> >> > is a very frustrating experience to spend time on _trying_ to help
> >> > reporting something upstream only to learn that the report is
> >> or
> >> > closed as duplicate or closed as NOTOURBUG or not been looked at
> >> > many months.
> >> Why not adopt some packages, and help out by keeping an eye on
> >> for
> >> them, trying to reproduce bugs, and kick them upstream as needed?
> >> way
> >> you don't have to learn about many upstream bug trackers, just a few.
> >> --
> > If anyone is interested in that,
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers
> > Rahul
> Isn't this a workaround for bugzilla lacking an easy way to move bugs
> upstream? Wasn't the XML RPC interface meant to solve this?
Upstream projects use different versions of bugzilla and various other
bug tracking systems.
There isnt a universal method of doing it
automatically. In some cases XML RPC does help.